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June 7, 2014

Newburyport Birders programs

‘FUN’damentals of Grassland Birding

Wednesdays, June 11 and 18; 6:30 p.m. to dusk

$20 each

Meet at Woodsom Farm in Amesbury at the parking lot on Lions Mouth Road

Take a walk, have fun, learn where to look for birds and how to identify them in their habitat. This slow paced walk will introduce you to grassland birding. Discuss the natural history of the birds you encounter. Wear long pants, a long-sleeved shirt and footwear appropriate for walking on unpaved surfaces.

Wings, Feathers & Flights

Saturday, June 14; 5 p.m. to sunset

$20

Meet at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge at Parking Lot 1

Explore Parker River National Wildlife Refuge with a focus on wings, feathers and flights. Discuss field marks, and watch bird behavior at a premier birding destination. Long-sleeved shirt and long pants are suggested. Light refreshments will be provided.

Sunday Morning Birding at Woodsom Farm

Sunday, June 29; 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

$20

Meet at Woodsom Farm in Amesbury at the parking lot on Lions Mouth Road

Take a walk, have fun, learn where to look for birds and how to identify them in their habitat. This slow-paced walk will introduce you to grassland birding. Discuss the natural history of the birds you encounter. Wear long pants, a long-sleeved shirt and footwear appropriate for walking on unpaved surfaces.

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